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Old 12-11-2003, 07:21 AM   #1
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dhcp clients

Hi there do u know where i canb find the configuration files for dhcp clients? The server is already installed.
Dou know how i can tell something like this:
If u can find the dns server take the ip address that provides you.
If the dns server is not accessible then take a static ip (ex.
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Try the command pump, or dhcpcd, it will get the ip for you...
Old 12-11-2003, 12:52 PM   #3
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This doesn't seems to be helpful
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try looking in the /var/lib/dhcp there should be a file that says dhcp.clients I think which holds all the settings but not sure if u able to do what u r asking for.

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dhclient is good enough for this.
u can edit dhclient.conf ltr on.
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I have a problem with the DHCP RELEASE. It seems to me as if Fedora doesn't do a DHCP release before shutting down/rebooting. Anyone with any ideas? I need this to be done so that I can reuse the same hostname with a different IP.


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